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Good Friday in El Salvador

Many Christians around the world observe Good Friday on the Friday before Easter Sunday. It commemorates Jesus Christ’s Passion, crucifixion, and death, which is told in the Christian Bible. It is the day after Maundy Thursday.

Is Good Friday a Public Holiday?

Good Friday is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Good Friday commemorates Jesus' death on the cross.

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About Good Friday

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Good Friday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015FriApr 3Good FridayNational holiday, Christian
2016FriMar 25Good FridayNational holiday, Christian
2017FriApr 14Good FridayNational holiday, Christian
2018FriMar 30Good FridayNational holiday, Christian
2019FriApr 19Good FridayNational holiday, Christian
2020FriApr 10Good FridayNational holiday, Christian
2021FriApr 2Good FridayNational holiday, Christian
2022FriApr 15Good FridayNational holiday, Christian
2023FriApr 7Good FridayNational holiday, Christian
2024FriMar 29Good FridayNational holiday, Christian
2025FriApr 18Good FridayNational holiday, Christian

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